IoT in Government Central/Local

IoT in Government Central/Local

Most IoT hacks originate in Asia, honeypot data reveals

Most IoT attacks originate in Asia and seek to compromise specific types of unsecured IoT devices, such as video cameras, according to data collected...

UK government pushes forward with driverless vehicles program

The UK government has announced a cash injection for a consortium aiming to get driverless cars on our roads by 2019. Since announcing its £100 million Intelligent...

MoD looking at delivery drones to resupply front-line troops

The UK government Ministry of Defence (MoD) is exploring the possible use of drones as a means to resupply soldiers on the front line. As...

Smart city of Aarhus uses Bluetooth sensors to improve traffic flows

Aarhus, Denmark's second largest city, is using Bluetooth sensors to gain better insights on congestion and to optimize traffic light signals. Aarhus is a city...

Trial of driverless shuttle kicks off in Greenwich, London

Driverless cars may still be a few years away, but in London, the public is being given the chance to experience autonomous transportation for the...

IoB Insiders: In support of a drone registry

IoB Insiders: Adam Leach, director of research and development at Nominet, explores the proliferation of drones, the challenges this brings and why a drone register...

GE boss Immelt takes stand against Trump climate change moves

On Tuesday this week, US President Donald Trump signed an executive order rolling back climate change regulations introduced by the Obama administration. The very...

IoT network planned for East Hampshire, UK

A local authority in Hampshire is to help develop a district-wide IoT network to provide local businesses with valuable information on environmental conditions, equipment location and...

UK public open to the idea of robot politicians

An OpenText study has explored the feelings of UK consumers towards artificial intelligence (AI) and robots. The findings suggest politicians could be a surprising...

IoT project brings clean, safe water to thousands in Africa

In recognition of World Water Day, Internet of Business looks at how IoT technologies can help to bring clean water to people in Africa. According to figures from...

UK council joins Waze Connected Citizens Partner program to ease traffic...

Oxfordshire County Council, UK, has teamed up with the people behind the free social traffic and navigation app, Waze (owned by Google), in a bid...

24-hour drone unit to assist crime-fighting in Devon and Cornwall

This summer, Devon and Cornwall Police, UK, are set to launch the first 24-hour drone unit to assist with crime fighting. The 'flying squad', as...